Senior Vice President and Treasurer
Issa Bannourah, CFA, serves as Senior Vice President and Treasurer, based in Bethesda, MD. Over his 15 years of commercial real estate experience, Mr. Bannourah has become a real estate, fixed-income, and debt product expert with a proven track record as a leader in capital markets, real estate, portfolio management, and consulting.
Prior to Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Bannourah worked as a Director at Fannie Mae. Under his leadership, the Early Funding (ASAP) Desk became the premier liquidity provider with over $250 million in annual revenue and $500 billion in annual transaction volume. He led numerous strategic initiatives, including transforming Fannie Mae’s trading and funding platforms. In addition, Issa held various positions at Merrill Lynch and Blackrock.
Mr. Bannourah received a master’s degree in business administration from Georgetown University and a bachelor’s degree from the University of Maryland. He has been a CFA®️ charterholder since 2013. Mr. Bannourah worked as a graduate assistant for the Financial Markets and Corporate Decision-Making courses at Georgetown, and he was also awarded a merit scholarship for his outstanding academic, personal, and professional achievements. Outside of Walker & Dunlop, Mr. Bannourah enjoys skiing in the winter, cycling in the summer, and watching Formula 1 on weekends, in addition to volunteering with Habitat for Humanity and Food & Friends.